University of Plymouth: Archival Practice

InstitutionUniversity of Plymouth View institution profile
Department School of Humanities and Performing Arts
Web https://www.plymouth.ac.uk
Email admissions@plymouth.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 1752 585858
Study type Taught

Summary

The MA Archival Practice programme is taught in partnership with archival professionals from The Box, Plymouth. It will give you practical experience of the archive: through work-based learning in local archives, ranging from manuscripts to film, sound and digital archives, you will explore current and practical issues such as fund-raising, the varied needs of users, and how to communicate through outreach and marketing.

This programme is also available to study part-time.

Key features - Benefit from a programme taught in partnership with archive specialists from Plymouth City Council's Museums and Galleries Archives.

  • Develop links with local record offices and other archives – work-based learning is a key feature of the MA.

  • Meet practical and current needs (fund-raising, employment law, archival and digital skills) for a range of employment options in the archive and heritage sector with our range of core and optional modules.

  • The MA is designed to be a professional qualification and is aligned to the Archives and Records Association’s new competencies.

  • Prepare yourself for a range of archive and related jobs, including posts with local government, national archives, museums, universities, businesses and charities.

Careers with this subject:

The MA Archival Practice is designed to prepare you for a range of archive and related jobs, including posts with local government, national archives, museums, universities, businesses and charities.

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The University of Plymouth is a high-quality, research-rich institution with a mission to advance knowledge and transform lives through specialist teaching. The University of Plymouth is a modern campus university ideally placed in the centre of Britain’s Ocean City. In one of the UK’s most beautiful regions, Plymouth is a thriving city located on the South West coast, situated between picturesque Dartmoor and the stunning beaches of Cornwall.

Why choose Plymouth?

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